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UNESCO prize to Maria Ressa

poster of online Protest action witch Maria Ressa, Ming-kuok lim, Najiba Ayubi and Lady Ann Samel as speakers

The Philippine journalist Maria Ressa receives this year Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom prize from UNESCO.

https://en.unesco.org/news/world-press-freedom-day-philippines-journalist-maria-ressa-receive-2021-unescoguillermo-cano

She will attend Defending Press Freedom and Freedom of Expression Online Protest Action from Manila – organized by International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) UNESCO in Jakarta and JMIC Monday 3 May. 

Also 3 May, Gerald Walulya at the Department of Journalism and Communication (DJC) at Makerere University in Uganda has invited the Minister of Information and many others to a full day program under the title On COVID-19 and Elections: Media Freedom, Polarization and (Politics of) the Future. For more information, contact onasol@oslomet.no 

World Press Freedom Day is celebrated May 3 all over the world. UNESCOs main website

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